Who We Are
NEGPA is a regional non-profit association advocating for the development of Geothermal Systems as a dependable, cost-effective, renewable resource for New England.
We are a group of individuals and companies representing all disciplines involved in the Geothermal value chain.
Architects • Developers • Distributors • Drillers • Educators • Engineers • Geothermal Providers • Government • HVAC / MEP • Manufacturers • Regulators • Students • Utilities • Geologists
We are all passionate about Geothermal Systems and their ability to make an immediate and significant reduction in energy from fossil fuels and carbon emissions.
To be the trusted clearinghouse for accurate, impartial, fact-based information related to Geothermal Systems in New England by providing the focal point for both the public and Geothermal professionals. Our goal is to elevate awareness and put Geothermal Systems on par with the other renewables.
• To educate and advocate for the advancement of Geothermal Systems in New England.
• To increase energy efficiency and reduce dependency on fossil fuel.
President – Martin Orio Click Here for Letter From President
Vice President – John Sima III
Treasurer – Jim Sansoucy
Secretary – Paul Blain
Directors: James Ashley,
Mike Demers – pending,
Dave Lamothe, Peter Rice,
Roger Skillings, Jim Viera,
Committee Chairs and Members
Education & Training – Carl Orio (Chair), Steve Mabee, Paul Blain, Roger Skillings
Advocacy/Govt. Relations – Mark Worthington (Chair), Chris Williams (Co-Chair), John Kastrinos, Tom Myette, Peter Rice, Larry Lessard
Membership – Martin Orio (Chair), John Sima, Peter Rice
Web – Joe Cerutti, M. Orio
Standards – Melanie Head (Chair), Tim Roos, Dave Lamothe, John Rhyner, James Ashley, Joe Cerutti
Events Management – Garrett Graaskamp (Chair)